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On 22, Sep 2018 | In Frankfurt 2018 | By New Generations
Saturday, 17th November 2018, 04:30 pm, Orfeos Erben, Frankfurt
When their small village school is on the verge to be shut down the children fight for their school, their only access to education.
A small school in a village in rural Maharashtra faces threats of being shut down due to low attendance. Encouraged by their young modern teacher the pupils decide to fight for their beloved school. When the teacher has to leave suddenly due to an emergency birth of his wife, the children can only rely on themselves, joining hands together and using the knowledge learnt in school to save their only hope for education – their own school.
Ubuntu is an entertaining film with a social cause, emphasizing the importance of schooling and education in India and worldwide. It is the directorial debut of critically acclaimed actor Pushkar Shrothri.
• Director and script: Pushkar Sudhakar Shrotri • India 2017 • 115 Min • Marathi with English subtitles • Cast: Sarang Sathaye, Shashank Shende, Umesh Jagtap, Bhagyashree Shankpal, Kanha Bhave, Atharva PadhyeUbuntu on Facebook